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Ibn Hajar al-Asqalani

Ibn Ḥajar al-ʿAsqalānī or Ibn Ḥajar, was a classic Islamic scholar and polymath "whose life work constitutes the final summation of the science of Hadith." He authored some 150 works on hadith, history, biography, tafsir, poetry, and Shafi'i jurisprudence, the most valued of which being his commentary of Sahih al-Bukhari, titled Fath al-Bari... Read More

Born18 February 1372 / 773 AH
Cairo, Mamluk Sultanate, now Egypt
Died2 February 1449 (aged 76)
Cairo, Mamluk Sultanate, now Egypt / 852 AH
EraBahri Era, Burji Era


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